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Andrew Lang's The Blue Fairy Book


Published 1921
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The first edition consisted of 5000 copies, which sold for 6 shillings each. The book assembled a wide range of tales, with seven from the Brothers Grimm, five from Madame d'Aulnoy, three from the Arabian Nights, and four Norse stories, among other sources. This 1921 Cornell's version of The Blue Fairy Book, the first in the series and originally published in 1889, has lovely high-colour and black and white illustrations, and includes the following stories:
The Bronze Ring / Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little Princess / East of the Sun and West of the Moon / The Yellow Dwarf / Little Red Riding Hood / The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood / Cinderella or the Little Glass Slipper / Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp / The Tale of a Youth Who Set Out to Learn What Fear Was / Rumpelstiltskin / Beauty and the Beast / The Master Maid / Why the Sea Is Salt / The Master Cat or Puss in Boots / Felicia and the Pot of Pinks / The White Cat / The Water-lily / The Gold-spinners / The Terrible Head / The Story of Pretty Goldilocks / The History of Whittington / The Wonderful Sheep / Little Thumb / The Forty Thieves / Hansel and Gretel / Snow-White and Rose-Red / The Goose-girl / Toads and Diamonds / Prince Darling / Blue Beard / Trusty John / The Brave Little Tailor / A Voyage to Lilliput / The Princess on the Glass Hill / The Storyof Prince Ahmed and the Fairy Paribanou / The History of Jack the Giant-killer / The Black Bull of Norroway

The Blue Fairy Book The Orange Fairy Book The Green Fairy Book The Yellow Fairy Book The Pink Fairy Book The Grey Fairy Book The Violet Fairy Book The Crimson Fairy Book The Red Fairy Book The Brown Fairy Book The Olive Fairy Book The Lilac Fairy Book  

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Year 1921
Language English
Book contributor Gen X
Collection opensource

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